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Mary R., 90, Bedford, NH

Mary, nursing home resident, had her simple, yet heartfelt wish for new wigs that fit properly granted, thanks to a partnership between Twilight Wish Foundation and her care center, Bedford Hills Care and Rehabilitation Center.  This partnership offers residents the opportunity to submit a “Twilight Wish” to the national foundation through an internal program known […]

Bernice, 86, Elizabethtown, KY

Former teacher Bernice was granted her longtime wish of returning back to the classroom after retirement. She taught classes in Green County for 38 years, beginning her career in a one-room schoolhouse.  In May 2009, Bernice was granted her wish and visited and read a story to a kindergarten class at St. James School.  Bernice’s […]

John B., 68, Muscle Shoal, AL

John has been a resident of SunBridge Healthcare’s Cypress Cove Care and Rehabilitation since 2005.  John loves lions; his room is decorated with them and he watches the University of North Alabama’s “Lion Cam” to see their lion mascots in action.  Because of John’s medical condition, he has never had the opportunity to see lions […]

Jane R., 88, Plumsteadville, PA

Jane has volunteered with the local fire company’s Ladies Auxiliary for more than 50 years.  In June 2009, Jane’s wish was granted to see a Philadelphia Phillies game.  She met players and watched the game from Hall of Fame club seats.   The tickets were courtesy of Shrenk Family Foundation and Scott Froggatt of Robert […]

Joe B., 83, St. Clairsville, OH

Joe served in the U.S. Army for 12 years, and his wish was to travel back to Normandy, France.   Joe became a parachutist with the 101st Airborne and took part in Operation Overlord, the combined airborne and amphibious assault on the Normandy coastline of France during World War II.  After his discharge, Burch served […]

Deborah R., 73, Tucson, AZ

     One of the few pleasures Deborah has is to watch television at night before she goes to sleep.  She finds it relaxes her and keeps her caught up on current events.  The small television she had no longer worked after the conversion to digital.   Twilight Wish Foundation’s Arizona Chapter presented Deborah with a small digital […]

Alice E., 74, Philadelphia, PA

Alice’s stove has not worked in three years.  A mother of 12, Alice worked hard to raise her children alone. Her daughter wrote that “if it wasn’t for my mother, I don’t know how we all would have made it to be adults.”  She wanted to do something that would make her mother smile again. […]

Vernon F., 80, Lawrence, MA

Vernon, a double amputee, has lived in the nursing home for nine years with few, if any visitors.  He never married, so his only family was his two Great Danes who made him feel loved and needed.  His wish was to have one more visit with some Great Danes at the nursing home.  Thanks to […]